A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that judges don’t have the authority to seal the criminal records of offenders pardoned by the governor.
Kevin DeWine and Chris Redfern are fightling attempts from local party leaders to oust the state party chairmen.
The Franklin County Board of Elections could again discuss whether to mail absentee ballot applications for the August 4th special election. Columbus voters will decide next month whether to raise the city’s income tax, and early balloting is underway. But voters are not automatically receiving absentee ballot applications in the mail. That’s because of a vote along partly lines that deadlocked the Franklin County Board of Elections.
Democratic city officials are applauding two appointments Thursday to the Columbus City Council. But a local Republican leader says the selections are nothing more than politics as usual at city hall.